Michener becomes first Canadian school to offer a Master’s degree in Cardiovascular Perfusion

The Ontario Ministry of Colleges and Universities has granted consent to The Michener Institute of Education at UHN to offer a Master of Science in Cardiovascular Perfusion (CVP). This makes Michener the only school in Canada to offer a Master’s degree in this complex and important health profession. Cardiovascular perfusionists are critical members of cardiac surgical…

What Michener students love most about their programs

Here’s a glimpse of a few Michener students talking about what they love most about our programs. Find out why patient interaction is one of Natasha’s favourite things about nuclear medicine, how being on the front-lines of cancer treatment motivates Kwee and how knowing her classmates inside and out is a unique advantage for Nicole. Find these students…

The Michener Institute and University of Toronto team up for Cardiac Surgery Simulation

Michener hosts an interprofessional workshop for Cardiovascular Perfusion Students and University of Toronto Cardiac Surgery Residents to recreate the operating room “We are ready to go on bypass,” the surgery resident calmly tells cardiovascular perfusion student Brigitte Chappellaz during a cardiac surgery simulation. “Okay, going on bypass,” Brigitte responds as she prepares the heart-lung machine to…

Michener Student Wins Top Presentation Prize at Clinical Perfusion Annual General Meeting

How do Cardiovascular Perfusionists know when to give blood via transfusion? This was the question at the heart of May Angela Nguyen-Vu’s award-winning presentation on the role of blood transfusion algorithms during cardiopulmonary bypass. May received the Scott McTeer Student Presentation award at the Canadian Society of Clinical Perfusion Annual General Meeting held in Vancouver,…